Discrete Input Signaling for Secure MISO VLC Systems with Randomly Located Eavesdroppers
We study in this paper the secrecy performance of the multiple-input single-output (MISO) visible light communication (VLC) channel in the presence of randomly located eavesdroppers. We consider a system model comprising a transmitter, equipped with multiple fixtures of LEDs, one legitimate receiver equipped with a single photo-diode (PD) and a group of randomly located (and colluding) eavesdroppers, each equipped with a single PD. We derive a closed-form expression for the average achievable secrecy rate as a function of the beamforming vector, the input distribution, and the location density of the eavesdroppers using stochastic geometry. We then investigate the optimal beamformer that maximizes the average achievable secrecy rate. We corroborate the analytical results through Monte Carlo simulations and we demonstrate substantial improvements provided by the proposed scheme over existing ones. ? 2018 IEEE.
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